T4T Gr 3 C1 C4 Task- Glue for Tables

This is from Tools 4 NC Teachers. This task is intended to be used with Clusters 1 and 4. 

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The art teacher has 40 bottles of glue. She needs to give same number of bottles to each table of students. There are less than 11 tables and more than 3 tables. How many tables will she need to seat students at so that she can share the glue equally?

 Use pictures and/or numbers to show your thinking.  You may use manipulatives to model the task.

 What would happen if she had 7 tables? Could she distribute them evenly?

 Write a sentence explaining how you used manipulatives to solve this task. 

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